“A Demented Hilarity”: Deconstructing Harry – The Woody Allen Pages Review

Deconstructing Harry is one of Allen’s harshest films. Prostitution, kidnapping, infidelity, betrayal. Ironically, this is his first film after his deal with the cutting edge Miramax. There’s even casual use of the word cunt. But that harsh surface obscures some pretty astute comedy. But that comedy also covers up a by the numbers story. Woody […]

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Apr News Bits 2: Judy Davis, Mariel Hemingway, Elaine Stritch, Justin Long, Kevin Nealon, François Ozon, Iron Man and More

Woody Allen Bits: Our twice monthly round up of bits from around the web. Judy Davis is one of the great Woody Allen actresses. She has helped to define Allen’s legacy with some of the most electrifying performances in any of his films – in particular Husbands And Wives and Deconstructing Harry. She sat down […]

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Mar News Bits 2: Wallace Shawn, Freida Pinto, Sam Mendes, Anthony Perkins, Adam Leon, Picking Up the Pieces, The Matrix and more

Our twice monthly round up of Woody Allen news bits from around the web. Wallace Shawn has appeared in over 150 films, and his latest is ‘Admission‘ with Tina Fey. He has also appeared in many of Allen’s films, but none more famous than in Manhattan, where he made a cameo as Diane Keaton‘s ex […]

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Feb News Bits 2: Mariel Hemingway, Monica Nappo Kelly, Bobby Cannavale, Wise Sons Deli and more

Our bi-monthly round up of Woody Allen bits from around the web. This week – Hemingway revisits Manhattan, Bobby Cannavale on being a big actor and more. RedCarpetNewsTV spoke to Mariel Hemingway in a new video interview. She discussed her grandfather, Ernest Hemingway, and how he was protrayed in Midnight In Paris. She also spoke […]

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Totalfilm Lists 50 Greatest Woody Allen Characters

The wonderful film magazine/blog TotalFilm make great lists. Their latest list is very dear to our hearts. They’ve picked and listed the 50 Greatest Woody Allen Characters. It’s the first such poll we’ve seen. There’s plenty of lists of greatest Woody Allen films, but to focus on characters is very clever and refreshing. The full […]

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‘Woody Allen’s Most Beautiful Film’: Manhattan – The Woody Allen Pages Review

Manhattan is Woody Allen’s most beautiful film. Beautiful in many ways. The stunning black and white photography. The lush and gorgeous score. And, of course, the set. The island of Manhattan, from bookshops to skylines. In the middle of all this, Allen plops some of his greatest characters, one of his greatest moral questions and […]

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